Seeking Attention…For All of the Wrong Reasons

Alex Rodriguez is a piece of work. Or he is just as confusing to understand, because no one knows what’s he thinking of, doing next, or why he’s doing what he does. I think I have the appropriate song for him. The Beatles summed A-Rod up with this one. I think it’s perfect. Listen to…

Opening Day

There is nothing like Opening Day in Major League Baseball.  This annual gathering of a community, bonded by a game that signals a start of a new year, the blooming of spring, and hopes of someone’s favorite team winning the World Series in the fall.  Paul Yeager, Becky Mollenkamp, Nick Renkoski, Liz Lidgett, Jason Gavin,…

“The Boss” of New York: George Steinbrenner (1930-2010)

I hate the Yankees.  I never liked them.  They have 27 World Series titles, broke the hearts of the Boston Red Sox, and are the most recognizable sports team in the world.  I couldn’t stand how George Steinbrenner, the irascible, pompous, free-wheeling owner of the Yankees would write a carte blanche check and bring in…

A letter to bad teams

The following letter was sent out to the teams addressed below… Dear Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Florida, Washington, and whoever stinks in baseball: For nearly a decade now, several profitable teams and us have been sending you a yearly check, as a result of a tax that was imposed on us by Major League Baseball.  MLB…